Guns, Xbox stolen

September 29, 2011 • Police Blotter

Police were called [auth] to the 600 block of West Eighth Street, Tuesday, after someone gained entry into a home and removed a Taurus 9 mm pistol, a Maverick 88 12-gauge shotgun and an Xbox 360. Items reported missing were valued at $890.

Counterfeit bill

Police received a walk-in report of a counterfeit $10, Thursday, which the victim received in change for items purchased from Walmart, 4500 N. Main St. He said he tried to use it at a car wash and it was rejected. He then had the bank check the bill, which confirmed that it was counterfeit.


Police were dispatched to Long John Silvers, 1802 S. Main St., Tuesday where a woman left her purse. When she returned to look for it, she discovered it was missing. Items in the purse — including a cellphone, some prescriptions, bank and credit cards and a digital camera — were valued at $304.

Police were called to the 600 block of South Union Avenue, Tuesday, after a property owner found two window air conditioning units and a hot water heater were missing from a rental property.

Criminal damage

Police were sent to the 3000 block of Radcliff, Tuesday. The victim reported that an alarm went off. When she looked out the window, she saw two young men, about 15-years of age, in the bed of her vehicle attempting to pry open the back window. The victim stated that both were wearing hoodies and they ran north on Radcliff to Jaffa. The estimated cost of repairs to the rear window is $500

Anyone having information on these or any other crimes should contact Crime Stoppers, 1-888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.

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